Bridge the Gap: Working with and Recruiting Different Generations in the Workplace

Posted by Candy Whirley on September 28, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Workers’ Compensation Self-insurance: Avoiding the Pricing Pitfalls (Part 1 of 2)

Posted by Glenn Backus on September 27, 2016 at 10:15 AM

You have just concluded a rigorous request for proposal (RFP) process and selected a third party administrator (TPA) at a very good price, or so you thought. At the end of the three-year agreement, your average cost per claim is still increasing at a steady rate. But you have just negotiated a hefty reduction in the fee per claim you are paying. The medical network, utilization review and pharmacy vendors are all showing much-improved savings. At the end of the day, your experience modification (e-mod) has not improved and still remains at an unacceptable level.

Two Major Risks in Today's Workplace and Three Strategies for Overcoming Them

Posted by Randy Anderson on September 20, 2016 at 11:45 AM

Communication problems and unresolved conflict in the workplace may be two of your biggest risks. Whether you are trying to convey policies, proper methodologies, expectations, or coaching, the ability to communicate effectively often proves to be a limiting factor for many people – especially managers and supervisors. If you are a great communicator, then you can develop broad influence and deep impact. If you struggle to be engaging, compelling and memorable, then you will likely experience and cause a lot of frustration for yourself and the people with whom you work.

Things to Consider When Creating an Accident Review Panel

Posted by Juli Tomlin on September 15, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Risk Disrupted

Posted by Chris Mandel on September 6, 2016 at 11:26 AM

With increasing frequency, the world of risk and insurance is facing challenges that are leading to disruptive interventions from a variety of sources, the aggregate of which portends some significant shifts in an industry often viewed as being stuck in a lower gear. Well-known and understood among underwriters is the challenge of the investment environment, which has been disrupted continuously since the recession beginning 2008 with returns being artificially suppressed by the federal government’s economic strategy.

Integrity: Skill Not Will

Posted by Stuart Brody on August 16, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Thoughts on Reducing Law Enforcement Auto Losses

Posted by Wendell Bosen on August 9, 2016 at 10:20 AM

I recently had the opportunity to mingle with public entity risk managers from across the country at the national PRIMA conference in Atlanta. I took the opportunity to ask those I met (as often as I could, while trying not to be too annoying), “How can we reduce law enforcement auto accidents?” And while my data collection would not stand up to scientific scrutiny, I am confident it is a fair reflection of the situation. Two conclusions are clear:

Water Quality Risk Assessment and Management

Posted by Karen Riser on August 3, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Strengthen Your Fleet Risk Management Program

Posted by Matt McDonough on July 20, 2016 at 5:27 AM

Trending Issues for Pools

Posted by Scott Moss on July 19, 2016 at 12:51 PM

Municipal insurance pools are an excellent example of local governments working together to create efficiencies, preserve resources, and create value.

As a manager for a municipal pool, I offer my Top 10 Trending Issues for Pools:

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